Saturday, May 23, 2015

Director of Security

Director of Security
Location:          Novato, CA (15 minutes North of San Francisco; relo provided)
Salary:              $180-250K DOE + Annual Bonus + Signing Bonus
Company provides relocation assistance

An extremely successful publicly traded international company that is a leader in the industry is looking for a Director of Security. The company has been in business for 10+ years, is public, earns $30+ million in net income, has cash reserves, is NOT VC funded, is cash flow positive, has 2400+ international employees and has over 100 million active global users. The company develops extremely high volume online and interactive web based products.

The Director of Security will initially lead a Security Engineer and build a Security team of 3 Security Engineers. Upon starting, the Director of Security will meet with all pertinent departments (Infrastructure, Development Managers/Leads, Corporate IT, Network Engineering, DBA, Product Management, etc.) in order perform and document an overall company wide Information Security Risk Assessment and Methodology. Next, the Director of Security will be responsible for leading and managing the ground up design, development and implementation of an overall company wide security strategy and security program; followed by the build out of a new security infrastructure. The Director of Security will have sole and overall responsibility for security at the web application level, network infrastructure, Corporate IT and data level to secure the company’s extreme high volume (1+MM concurrent users/10+MM active users) web products, sites and hosted environments. The Director of Security will lead and manage the research, design, development and deployment of cutting edge security solutions for providing innovative services in the area of security. The Director of Security will work with executive and senior level management in the definition and implementation of an all new information security plan, standards, policy, processes and procedures. This position requires both a security management/leadership background and technical security knowledge and experience.
The Director of Security will report to the COO.

The company offers matching 401K, full benefits (PPO & HMO) including medical, dental and vision, paid vacation and paid holidays, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, fitness reimbursement program, free onsite gym, free espressos and snacks, casual dress, paid parking (or public transportation subsidization) and flexible work hours that all start upon employment.

Must have minimum of 5+ years of Information Security experience
Must have proven experience designing and implementing security strategies and security programs for an enterprise environment and the build out of a security infrastructure
Must have experience leading security engineers in the build out of security infrastructures
Must have previous proven hands on experience with technical security at the network level, web application and/or data levels
Experience with anti-fraud and/or anti-hacking preventive tools and processes
Up-to-date knowledge of emerging online security exploits, security flaws and their counter-measures.
Experience developing a cohesive security awareness program including information security and fraud
Demonstrated experience identifying and engineering resolutions to online security issues.
Solid understanding of information security principles and industry best practices in the infrastructure security area
Must have experience developing and implementing security policies and/or standards
The following are Pluses only (NOT mandatory)
Global security experience
Security experience in a high volume highly interactive web based products environment is a big plus
Experience with or knowledge of Security and privacy regulations
Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent certification is a plus
Certified Penetration Security Specialist (CEH, OPST, or OPSA) is a plus
CPSSE, ECSP, GSSP or equivalent Certified Security Software Engineer is a plus
BS and/or MS in Computer Science or a related degree
Any PCI and/or EU Safe Harbor Standards knowledge is a plus

With your resume submittal, please answer the following questions:

Are you a U.S. citizen or green card or H1 Visa holder?

If a Visa holder, can your Visa be permanently transferred to my client for a full time permanent position? (This is not a C2C contract or contract to hire).

Do you prefer a full time permanent or contract position?

What is your current base salary or contract rate (W-2 or 1099)?

What salary range are you considering (please do not respond *negotiable* or similar).

Why did you leave your last 3 employers?

If you are not located in Northern California, when are you confirmed to be in Northern Ca?

If applicable, do you require relocation assistance as part of your offer package?

Al Karaptian
Phone:  310.937.3388